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Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Reviews

Updated April 25, 2017
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Pros
  • The best part about this company was the family environment and work/life balance (in 26 reviews)

  • The company offered good benefits (in 28 reviews)

Cons
  • senior management does not have a clue at times (in 10 reviews)

  • Hard to move up fast, very fast pace (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Demand Management Intern"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Demand Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Demand Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Invaluable exposure to senior management

    Cons

    Not too challenging a work

    Advice to Management

    NA


  2. "membership Specialist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Membership Specialist in Marshall, TX
    Current Employee - Membership Specialist in Marshall, TX

    I have been working at Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Flex time, great team work

    Cons

    No negative comments are needed


  3. "Database Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Database Analyst in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Database Analyst in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    M.D. of Medicine with 5 years experience of SQL Server 2008/2012, Oracle 10g/11g, Access 2007/2010 database and Data Loading and Reporting tools such as: SSIS, SSRS and Crystal Reports 2008/2011.Demonstrated experience with ETL and related technologies.

    Cons

    10 years experience of graph databases, working with research funding data, scientific publication data, and text documents.


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  5. "Do your homework"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Outstanding benefits; Outstanding customer service given to both medical customers and providers

    Cons

    The Technology department hierarchy and management chain is top heavy and outdated.


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    "Director"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Director in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association full-time

    Pros

    Good Benefits, Leave, Family Time

    Cons

    Same stuff you normally run into


  7. "QA Manager/Scrum Master/Project Lead II"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - QA Manager/Scrum Master/Project Lead II in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - QA Manager/Scrum Master/Project Lead II in Nashville, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    really very worst environment I have ever worked with in my experience

    Cons

    no support from the management you are targeted and cornered by the employees and manager you will never feel that you are in the comfort zone

    Advice to Management

    Respect new employees and value the experience they have in the industry


  8. "QAA"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Durham, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Durham, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Work From Home Options are great

    Cons

    Limited Work From Home Opportunties


  9. "Good hour and people"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work-life balance is very good and flexible

    Cons

    Political environment is quite harsh


  10. "Sr. Systems Analyst II"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Analyst in Aiken, SC
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Analyst in Aiken, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Pension

    Up to a 6% 401k match

    Cons

    It's according to where and who you work for

    Advice to Management

    None


  11. "account manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    blue cross blue shield association is the 900 pound gorilla of the blues. Blue cross speaks and every one listens. These type of strong arm tactics were used on a daily basis.

    Cons

    poor training, poor guidance from upper management

    Advice to Management

    na


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